BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has asked that all offices and establishments in the city, barring essential services, be shut on Wednesday
IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Mumbai, parts of Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand today
The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall over Mumbai, Konkan region, Goa, and Gujarat on Sunday.
Mumbai rains: 11 flights cancelled, three diverted due to downpour; waterlogging hits rail movement on Central Line
IMD has predicted that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at a few places in Mumbai with extremely falls at isolated places in Raigad & Palghar district and at a few places in Mumbai and Thane district, today.
Rain fury paralyses Mumbai: Several areas waterlogged after overnight downpour; wall collapse kills 21
Mumbai was on Tuesday paralysed by incessant rain, which left many parts of the financial capital waterlogged and 21 dead in a wall collapse in the city. Fourteen persons died in rest of Maharashtra in rain-related incidents since Monday.
Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an air safety circular for airlines in wake of the monsoon season. Meanwhile, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday.
Mumbai rains: 'It's not BMC's fault, blame monsoon,' says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Malad wall collapse
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday claimed that the BMC was prepared for monsoon but tragedies like wall collapse occur due to heavy downpour
Mumbai rains: Navy deploys team to assist in rescue ops; 'at least 1,000 people evacuated from Kranti Nagar in Kurla,' says BMC
Following heavy rains in Maharashtra, the Indian Navy on Tuesday deployed teams to provide assistance in rescue operations. As many as 1,000 people have been shifted to safe places with the help of National Disaster Response Force, fire brigade, Naval teams as well as local volunteers. In wake of the very heavy rainfall forecast by Meteorological department, the state government has declared a public holiday in Mumbai today.
Mumbai rains: Opposition parties blame 'corrupt' ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance for wall collapse incidents in Malad, Pune
Opposition parties on Tuesday lashed out at the ruling Shiv Sena and BJP alliance for the loss of lives due to wall collapse incidents in Mumbai and Pune due to heavy rainfall
Mumbai rains: 18 killed, at least 6 injured after compound wall collapsed in Malad East, rescue operations underway
At least 12 people were killed and six others injured after a compound wall collapsed in Malad area, on Tuesday due to heavy rains, NDRF officials said
Mumbai rains: Devendra Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh ex gratia for kin of those killed in Malad wall collapse
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those who were crushed to death after a wall collapsed in Malad
Fearing heavy showers, Maharashtra declares public holiday in Mumbai on Tuesday; offices, schools to remain shut
Amid heavy downpour causing water logging at various places in the financial capital and surrounding metropolitan area, the state government has declared 2 July as a public holiday.
Mumbai rains: 54 flights diverted, 52 flights cancelled as airport’s main runway shut after SpiceJet flight overshot runway
Around 54 flights were diverted to the nearby airports and 52 flights were cancelled as heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai
Monsoon likely to reach Maharashtra, Goa in next two days, heavy rainfall expected from 8 to 10 June
Monsoon is likely to reach Maharashtra and Goa in the next two days, with sustained heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai
As the skies opened up a day after torrential rain and high waves on Tuesday, life in Mumbai is slowly came back on its feet on Wednesday.
Mumbai floods: Rains claim 6 lives as city slowly gets back on its feet; political blame game begins
As the skies opened up a day after torrential rain and high waves on Tuesday, life in Mumbai slowly came back on its feet on Wednesday
As parts of Mumbai went under after more than 400 mm rainfall on Tuesday, the deluge mirrored similar scenes in other cities this month, a consequence of increased concretisation and increasingly variable rainfall patterns, according to various studies.
Rain-hit suburban train services in Mumbai are slowly limping back to normalcy with the first train chugging out of the Churchgate station around midnight.
When 33-year-old Urmila Dethe boarded a Mumbai-bound suburban train at Dombivli in the adjoining Thane district on Tuesday morning, little did she know that her journey, which normally takes just over an hour, will stretch for almost 12 hours.
Torrential rains lashed Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad and other parts of Maharashtra for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, severely affecting normal life and paralysing the lifelines — local train and bus services — in the state capital and leading the state government and civic authorities to sound a high alert.
Meanwhile, the state Disaster Management Authority said intermittent or continuous rain with a few heavy spells are likely in Mumbai and suburbs.